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MountainStar Sports Groups buys remaining Diablos memorabilia
By: Jesse Martinez
EL PASO, Texas The El Paso Diablos canceled their silent auction scheduled for Saturday after the owners of the city's new Triple-A baseball team purchased the remaining memorabilia.
The team announced on their website Friday that MountainStar Sports Group bought the remaining items in order to showcase the city's baseball history in the new downtown baseball stadium that is currently under construction.
"We are working to preserve El Paso baseball history and it is our goal for everyone to enjoy the memories in the new ballpark. We appreciate the Diablos working with us to make that happen," Brad Taylor, general manager, MountainStar Sports Group said in a statement on the Diablos' website.
The Diablos' director of public relations, Lizette Espinosa, said on the team's website that they would like to thank those who had planned on attending the auction.
"Thank you to all interested parties who planned on attending tomorrow's auction; however, these artifacts will be preserved for all to see at the Triple A ballpark," Espinosa said.